Essays about: "Endogenous growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words Endogenous growth.

  1. 1. Up and down the quality ladder: A macroeconomic model of innovation and growth under demand-side inequality

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Johannes Matt; [2019]
    Keywords : Endogenous growth; Inequality; Innovation; Non-Gorman preferences; Technical change; structural change;

    Abstract : I study an economic growth model with non-homothetic preferences and demand-side inequality that induces innovation along three dimensions: Firms undertake product innovation to enter the market, they improve upon the production process of existing products, or they upgrade their quality. Departing from models of homothetic prefer- ences, process and quality innovation are no longer isomorphic choices for firms, and the demand side dictates incentives to innovate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does public infrastructure investment contribute to economic growth in South Africa?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Katleho Tenyane; Denusha Sharma; [2019]
    Keywords : Infrastructure investment ; Economic growth;

    Abstract : For any developing country, infrastructure is at the core of economic growth and development. South Africa has a modern and well-developed transport infrastructure. The air and rail networks are the largest on the continent, and roads in good condition. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Climatic Disasters on Output and Prices: A Panel VAR-X Approach

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Agnes Magnusson; [2019]
    Keywords : Natural disasters; Economic growth; Inflation; Climate change;

    Abstract : This paper sets out to study the short-term e ffects of climatic disasters on two macroeconomic variables: output and prices. The study makes use of a panel vector-autoregression model in the presence of endogenous variables and exogenous shocks (VAR-X), and applies it to a 1960--2017 cross-country panel. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of government spending and school enrollment ratio in tertiary education on labor productivity : A panel data analysis on OECD countries

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Samuel Sörensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Human capital; Gross enrolment rate; Government expenditure on tertiary education; Capital intensity; Labor productivity;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of human capital, using gross enrolment rate as a proxy, on labor productivity. It also investigates if a larger public effort in providing education opportunities would lead to a more efficient distribution of skills and therefore give a positive effect on labor productivity. READ MORE

  5. 5. FDI and Economic Growth : An Empirical Study of Lower-middle Income Economies

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Qui Ngo Ngoc; [2019]
    Keywords : Foreign direct investment; FDI; Economic Growth; Lower-middle income economies; Education; Neoclassical growth theory; Endogenous growth theory;

    Abstract : Within a panel data context with fixed effects method, using data on a sample of 40 lower- middle income economies, this paper investigates whether and to what extent FDI stimulates economic growth over the period 2007-2017. The main finding of this paper highlights the complementary effects between FDI and education, suggesting that a certain level of education must be reached in order for FDI to contribute positively on economic growth. READ MORE